Getaway

9 years married isn’t one of the big “milestone” years, but when you have 3 children and one is a teething baby, on day 200 something of a global pandemic, you use any excuse to celebrate and get away. After pushing the children out of the minivan in front of my parent’s house (don’t worry,Continue reading “Getaway”

I Saw the Sign

Today we took a drive to pick up my handmade RBG headband from a new local friend. While I ran to the door, my eldest, V, noticed the sign in her yard and the second I opened the car door screamed, “MOM LOOK AT HER SIGN! BLACK LIVES MATTER.” After I told her that IContinue reading “I Saw the Sign”

Pandemic Halloween with Kids

I’m going to level with you…I hate Halloween. I mean, I like it in theory – the costumes, décor (hold the scary movies), candy obviously…but the actual practice of going door to door asking for candy, no thanks. It’s creepy. We spend 364 days avoiding the doorbell, hanging “no soliciting signs” except for this oneContinue reading “Pandemic Halloween with Kids”

Post-Debate Emotional Hangover

There are days like today where I wake up with a splitting headache and dread in the pit of my stomach over the world I’ve brought my children into. This country specifically. But then we’re in the car in New Mexico driving by a trailer park which leads to a convo about housing and SectionContinue reading “Post-Debate Emotional Hangover”